Berlin, Md. The Atlantic General Hospital Foundation held their Anniversary Celebration on May 16th to celebrate the hospital’s 26 years of service to the community. The event was graciously hosted by Hugh & JL Cropper at their waterfront home on Assateague Road in Berlin.

“It was a beautiful, picturesque evening on Trappe Creek. The gala was attended by 500 guests in celebration of our not-for profit hospital and the 26 years of care giving we have given to our community,” commented AGH President and CEO Michael Franklin. “We sincerely thank Hugh and JL for sharing their home and property with our friends and supporters for this celebration.”

This year’s anniversary celebration raised more than $200,000 for the Foundation and Atlantic General Hospital.

Thank You to this year’s Event Sponsors:


Kelly Foods Corporation for 15 Consecutive Years


Todd Burbage - Blue Water Development


Bank of Ocean City

Jack Burbage

Joan W. Jenkins Foundation

Ocean Downs Casino

Sina Companies

Sun RV Resorts


AGH Auxiliary

Dr. Lee & Jennifer Klepper

Royal Plus Electric - Mark & Alysha Odachowski


Drs. Joan & Cory Carpenter

Coastal Tented Events

Dairy Queen - Mike & Nour Ramadan

Duffie Boatworks

Hardwire, LLC

Humphrey Rich Construction Group

Maryland Broadband Cooperative, Inc.

Ray & Charles Nichols

G. Eric Palmer & Deborah Palmer

Peninsula Imaging

Taylor Bank


Andrew & Pamela Adkins

Applied Equipment Solutions

Atlantic Physical Therapy

The Bank of Delmarva

Bethany Resort Furnishings

Erik Cantine

CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield

Dale & Charlotte Cathell

Cato Gas & Oil

Centric Business Systems

Charles T. Capute, LLC

Comcast Spotlight

Dr. & Mrs. Peter J. Costantini

Deeley Insurance Group

DHG Healthcare

Dr. Sally Dowling

Trond & Linda Emberland

Embers Restaurant

Esham Family Limited Partnership

Eugene B. Casey Foundation

Flowers by Alison

Gebhardt & Smith LLP

Gillis Gilkerson

Global Reimbursement Consultants

Gregory Poulos Photography

Guerrieri Family Foundation

Roopa & Probal Gupta

Delegate Wayne Hartman and Sharon Hartman

Scott & Dina Heise - Heise Corporation

Tom & Beth Hershey

Huck Bucket

IG Burton Berlin

Impact Home Technology

Dr. Manoj Jain & Dr. Sughanda Khanna

The Keith Campbell Foundation for the Environment

Tim King & Laurie Harper

Nancy Kohl

Kramon & Graham, P.A.

Larry & Mary Jock

The M&T Charitable Foundation

Marshall Hotels & Resorts

Rich & Laura Mathabel

Monogram Realty, Inc.

OC Today

Old Pro Golf

Mr. & Mrs. Patrick O’Malley, Jr.

Park Place Jewelers

Rabi Paul MD & Gita Ghosh DDS

Peninsula Regional Health System

Penny Lane Partnership

Jim & Jan Perdue

Provident State Bank

Christine C. Rayne

Julie & Bill Regine

Resort Palms


Ruark Golf Properties

SeaBoard Media

Sello’s Italian Oven & Bar

Shenanigan's Irish Pub & Grille

Dr. James Skolka & Diane Skolka

Snowden Lane Partners - Ryan Kirby & Chris Hayes

G. Marvin & Beverly Steen

Sysco Eastern Maryland, LLC

Telescope Pictures

The Voice Radio Network


Margaret Warfield & Family in memory of Robert E. Warfield, Sr.

John & Gail Whaley

The Whiting-Turner Contracting Company

Willow Construction LLC

Kemp Wills & William Hatala


ACE Printing and Mailing

Alban CAT Power Systems

Alison to the Altar

Allen & Shariff Engineering

Linz Audain, MD

Avery Hall Insurance Group

Stephen B. Awalt, P.A.

Drs. Leslie Belloso & Gerard Hogan

Bruce & Cheryl Clark

Douglas & Tammara Clark

Susan & Hugh Cropper III

Cropper & Sons Towing and Recovery

Denise & Michael Crutchley

Mark & Kathy Drew

Gismondi Insurance Associates

Joseph & Betty Green

Hall, Render, Killian, Heath & Lyman, P.C.

Sara & David Hambury

Hertrich of Pocomoke

J.W. Salm Engineering, Inc.

KRW Auto & Golf Cart Sales

La Quinta Inn & Suites OC

Dan Mason & Dr. Kathleen Dillon

Joseph & Susan Moore

Mullin/Ashley Associates, Inc.

Ocean City Elks Lodge #2645

Ocean Tower Construction LLC


Dorothy Ann Rolfe


Bill & Janet Schneider


Mary Soghomonian

Todge & Cynthia Spieczny

Sunset Provisions

Wilmington University

Gunnar W. Zorn III MD


Bonterra Vineyards

Burley Oak Brewing Company

Carey Distributors

Coastal Conservation Association of Maryland

Coastal Coffee Roasting

Harborside Bar & Grill

La Marca Prosecco

O.C. Seacrets

Tito's Handmade Vodka

West-O Bottle Shop & Bar


Fork and Flask - La Vida Hospitality

Wockenfuss Candies

Worcester Tech High School Culinary Arts


Lyl Harper

Panama Rex

A special thank you to Anniversary Celebration Committee Co-Chairs Emily Tunis and Sara Hambury for their tremendous leadership and unwavering commitment to coordinating another unforgettable event, celebrating the phenomenal hospital that we, as a community, built 26 years ago.

Proceeds from the event benefit the Atlantic General Hospital Foundation. For more information, please contact Joy Stokes at jstokes@atlanticgeneral.org or by calling the Foundation office at (410) 641-9671.

Caption: From left to eight: Emily Tunis, Anniversary Celebration Committee co-chair, J.L. and Hugh Cropper, event hosts, and Sara Hambury, Anniversary Celebration Committee co-chair

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